From MEpedia, a crowd-sourced encyclopedia of ME and CFS science and history

  • COVID-19 - Coronavirus disease 19 - the illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2, which started the 2019-2021 coronavirus pandemic
  • SARS-CoV-2 - the virus that causes COVID-19 illness
  • Long COVID or Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC)- group of symptoms lasting many weeks or months after a COVID-19 active infection has resolved
  • Post-COVID-19 illness - range of symptoms and illnesses resulting from the effects of COVID-19 infection, complications, and treatment, e.g., post-intensive care syndrome, ARDS, etc
  • SARS-CoV - virus that causes SARS
  • SARS - severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus illness